This work was commissioned by Sound and Music in 2009, in order to contextualise or explain some of the works being showcased as part of the Living Rooms Cut & Splice Festival. The tracklist below details the contents of this podcast.
1. Karen from Karen Magazine talking about shared routine http://www.karenmagazine.com/ 2. Karen from Karen Magazine talking about everyday routine 3. Buying milk and other basics 4. Bringing jumpers to the dry-cleaners 5. "What are you having for tea tonight?" - Carol and Karen 6. Sausages and eggs 7. Karen talking about meat and fuel 8. Karen talking about relationships and the community of Karen magazine 9. Carol's "thing" about potatoes 10. Hellos and goodbyes http://www.karenmagazine.com/ 11. Out and About with Mundane Appreciation: Toothbrushing - Mundane Appreciation (Kayla Bell and Claudia Figueiredo) for The Fantastical Reality Radio Show http://www.mundaneappreciation.com http://www.fantasticalreality.com 12. Electronic toothbrush, kettle boiling, toilet flushing, teapot clunking, laptop switching on - Felicity Ford http://www.thedomesticsoundscape.com 13. Toaster - Benedict Drew, for The Domestic Appliance Audio Research Society 14. Electricity Meter - Lee Patterson, for The Domestic Appliance Audio Research Society 15. Fridge Freezer - Benedict Drew, for The Domestic Appliance Audio Research Society 16. Kitchen Lights - Lee Patterson, for The Domestic Appliance Audio Research Society 17. Heater - Helena Gough, for The Domestic Appliance Audio Research Society
http://www.myspace.com/domesticapplianceaudioresearchsociety 18. Paul Whitty talking about sounds and the unspectacular 19. Vintage Chefette mixer - Paul Whitty, for Unspectacular February, a sound-diaries project 20. Paul Whitty talking about hierarchy of sounds 21. Making Tea - Paul Whitty 22. Fan oven - Paul Whitty http://www.sound-diaries.com/ http://ah.brookes.ac.uk/staff/details/whitty/ 23. My kitchen lights going off - Felicity Ford http://www.thedomesticsoundscape.com 24. The bell on the 73 bus - Peter Cusack http://www.favouritelondonsounds.org/ 25. The number 17 bus - Felicity Ford 26. Post through letterbox - Peter Cusack 27. Onions frying in my flat - Peter Cusack http://www.favouritelondonsounds.org/ 28. Hilary Kneale talking about her kitchen and the daily round, the common task 29. Hilary Kneale talking about Peel http://www.kitchenanticsandappliances.com 30. Bobby Baker talking about peeling vegetables - Kitchen Show by Bobby Baker 31. Bobby Baker talking about hot drinks - Kitchen Show by Bobby Baker 32. Bobby Baker talking about margarine - Kitchen Show by Bobby Baker 33. Bobby Baker talking about roaming - Kitchen Show by Bobby Baker All excerpts taken from Bobby Baker's Daily Life Series: Kitchen Show and used with the kind permission of Bobby Baker and Arts Admin http://www.bobbybakersdailylife.com http://www.artsadmin.co.uk 34. Karen from Karen magazine talking about Housewife, 1946 - 1998 http://www.karenmagazine.com/ 35. Electronic toothbrush, kettle boiling, toilet flushing, teapot clunking, laptop switching on - Felicity Ford 36. Monday, in 8 second segments by Felicity Ford glass of water, pot of tea, emails and blogging, making sourdough bread, walking to the station, buying train ticket, train arriving in London Paddington, Underground train to Bethnal Green, Rachael washing up, lunch with egg salad sandwiches, coffee brewing, interviewing Rachael for the podcast, listening to old family tapes, working in Prick Your Finger, winding wool, Underground train to Paddington, train to Reading, Leaving the station, walking to meet Mark, drinking in a pub, making tea, making dinner 37. Brick Lane Bagel Shop - after Peter Cusack's recording, by Felicity Ford http://www.thedomesticsoundscape.com